Hearing Health Blog

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Does Hearing Aid Size Matter?

There is a lot of debate surrounding the topic of hearing aid size. Does it really matter what size your hearing aid is? Some people believe that a small hearing aid is just as effective as a large one, while others think that a larger hearing aid will provide more coverage and better sound quality. […]

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What Questions Should You Ask Your Audiologist?

Everyone can have trouble hearing. No matter how old you are or how young you are, this could happen to you. If you just found out that you have hearing loss, you might want to ask your audiologist some questions. Or you might not be able to think of what information you might need right […]

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How to Talk to Your Loved One About Hearing Loss

There are many misconceptions about hearing loss out there, and one of the things that people typically assume is that hearing loss is something that only affects the person experiencing it. That’s not necessarily true as it can impact how they interact with others as well as how you communicate with them. It’s something that […]

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4 Reasons You Should Treat Your Hearing Loss

Hearing loss should never go untreated, regardless of how minor it might be. Anyone that experiences hearing loss needs to book an appointment with an audiologist as soon as possible. The right treatment can have a massive impact on your life – both now and in the future.  If you still don’t believe that treating […]

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What Hearing Protection is Right for You?

There are instances when there’s nothing that we can do about hearing loss. It’s sometimes just a product of getting older. However, there are also times when we can do something to prevent hearing loss from occurring. For example, by wearing hearing protection. While everyone can benefit from wearing hearing protection, it’s especially important if […]

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Signs You Need to Have a Hearing Exam

We often take our sense of hearing for granted. We rely on it to communicate with those around us, to enjoy music and the outdoors and to stay aware of our surroundings. But over time, our hearing can deteriorate. According to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, more than 48-million Americans have […]

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Do You Need Hearing Protection at the Range?

It’s important to look after all aspects of our health, including our hearing. While our ears are amazingly designed, they’re also pretty sensitive, so even small amounts of damage can have long-lasting consequences. Whenever you’re in an environment that has loud noises, you should do everything you can to protect your ears from the noise. […]

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Signs You Need to Have a Hearing Test

It is common for people to experience hearing loss without even realizing it until they go to see an audiologist and have their hearing tested. This is due to the fact that hearing loss is so gradual that we may not even notice it. The good news is that there are a handful of clear […]

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A Guide to Temporary Hearing Loss

If you have been experiencing problems with your hearing you may be a bit worried. This is understandable. Temporary hearing loss often appears suddenly and causes you to have difficulty registering sound for a short period of time. There are many reasons why temporary hearing loss occurs. If your ears have been exposed to high-volume […]

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Why are Hearing Aid Fittings Essential?

Hearing aids have the ability to significantly improve your quality of life. It is possible that using hearing aids will improve your confidence and well-being, if you have had difficulty following discussions, keeping up in meetings or connecting with friends or family members. The truth is that there is no such thing as a one […]